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Joe Gaines

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Joe Gaines Famous memorial

Birth
Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA
Death
30 May 2023 (aged 86)
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes given to family Add to Map
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Major League Baseball Player. For six seasons (1960 to 1967), he played in the outfield with the Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros. Born Arnesta Joe Gaines, he was raised in California where he attended Oakland Technical High School. Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1955, he made his Major League debut on June 29th, 1960. Gaines went on to play briefly with the Cincinnati Reds team which won the National League Pennant in 1961. In 1964, he produced a career-high 82 hits as he split playing time between Baltimore and Houston. In 362 regular season games, he compiled 186, with a .241 lifetime batting average. He expanded his professional baseball career when he played in Japan in 1969. After retiring from baseball, he worked in clothing sales.
Major League Baseball Player. For six seasons (1960 to 1967), he played in the outfield with the Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros. Born Arnesta Joe Gaines, he was raised in California where he attended Oakland Technical High School. Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1955, he made his Major League debut on June 29th, 1960. Gaines went on to play briefly with the Cincinnati Reds team which won the National League Pennant in 1961. In 1964, he produced a career-high 82 hits as he split playing time between Baltimore and Houston. In 362 regular season games, he compiled 186, with a .241 lifetime batting average. He expanded his professional baseball career when he played in Japan in 1969. After retiring from baseball, he worked in clothing sales.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: Nov 19, 2023
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/261636916/joe-gaines: accessed ), memorial page for Joe Gaines (22 Nov 1936–30 May 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 261636916; Cremated; Maintained by Find a Grave.